UTStarcom, a global telecommunications infrastructure provider, participated in the 23rd Convergence India Exhibition and Conference in New Delhi, India in 21-23 January 2015. The Company showcased its advanced broadband and optical network infrastructure technologies offering to the Indian market and mapped out its operating strategy to serve the rapidly growing demand in the market for bandwidth from cloud-based services, mobile, streaming, and other applications.
Japanese telco KDDI’s accelerator program Mugen Labo just finished its seventh demo day, and the presenting companies came from a wide range of industries, some with tantalizing business models. Take a look – the winner presented a polished product, proved his stickiness with his target user, and is very likely to be heard from again.
DAVOS: Committed to a diversified global workforce, IT major Tech Mahindra chief C P Gurnani has said employees in the IT industry will have to continuously re-skill themselves as 10-15 per cent technology jobs will become obsolete every year. “We will have a diversified global workforce, but I can’t give any numbers as in our business numbers can be translated into revenue and I’m in a quiet period.
Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma returned to Davos today for the first time in years for a chat. Interviewed by CBS’s Charlie Rose, Ma – chatty and eminently quotable as ever – talked about his early days as an entrepreneur, the origins of Alibaba, and some more contemporary issues as well. Here are 15 of his best quotes:
The Smart City Summit and Expo in Taipei kicked off on January 20 featuring a variety of solutions such as connectivity, cloud computing, and construction and management to create smart cities. Makers in Taiwan expressed interest in 4G service developments in relation to the Intenet of Things (IoT) and developing smart city solutions in conjunction.
Panasonic Solutions Expo opened today at the Sofitel Hotel; the first big scale, centralised showcase of the company’s full suite of technology, business-to-consumer (B2C) products and business-to-business (B2B) solutions for the Cambodia market. The Expo spans across six experiential booths – Corporate Branding, Residential, Energy Solutions, Hotel, Education and Store – to bring about ‘A Better Life, A Better World’ for consumers and business partners.
TAIPEI — Sparking rumors about the introduction of a new flagship device, Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. has sent out invitations to media outlets for an event prior to the March 2-5 Mobile World Congress tech fair to be held in Barcelona, Spain. The invitation, sent on Friday, features a starry sky with the words “Utopia in progress” below HTC’s logo, but it did not say anything about what kind of product will be unveiled on March 1 at the pre-show event.
TAIPEI — The founder and chief executive officer of fast-growing Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. (小米) arrived in Taiwan on Monday to attend the cross-Taiwan Strait Mobile Internet Conference. Lei Jun (雷軍), 45, is set to deliver a 40-minute keynote speech at the one-day conference on Tuesday on how smart homes will lead to future innovation.
AppExpo 2015 will run from February 19 to 20 at the MICT park, and will once again be organized by Yangon Heartz Media and Business Solutions, a local technology start-up. In addition to giving local programmers and software engineers a chance to network, Yangon Heartz Media CEO U Zaw Zaw Myo Lwin told The Myanmar Times that this year’s expo would include a US$500 prize for the ‘best app,’ to be chosen by a panel of judges at the event.
ZTE Mobile Devices, a division of the top global handset manufacturer ZTE Corporation, today announced it was the recipient of four awards from the International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading technology, media, events and research company. The “Global Smart Connected Devices Top 10”, “Global Smart Phones Top 10”, “Global Top 50 CE Brands” and “Top 10 Brands From China” awards were presented to ZTE at the Global Top Brands Awards Ceremony during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 in Las Vegas.
Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics will exhibit a Vivitek LED pocket-size projector, an Innergie mobile recharger, WX21HDiv series interactive electronic white boards, Breeze ventilating fans and power charging solutions for use in electric vehicles at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) during January 6-9, according to the company.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 4 — Once again in 2015, Apple and Google will not be in attendance at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which takes place January 6 to 9. But the two tech giants are still at the centre of the leading innovations presented in Las Vegas. In particular, Apple and Google are essential to the development of the internet of things (IoT), as the vast majority of connected objects are controlled from iOS and/or Android terminals.
Although Computex 2015 will not begin until June 2015, booths for the show have already sold out as many emerging players in the cloud computing and Internet of thing (IoT) industries are looking to promote their innovations and products via the show, according to the show host Taipei Computer Association (TCA).
Within the last few decades information technology and information systems have had an enormous impact on organisations and their ability to gain and maintain a competitive advantage, according to the Assoication of MBAs (AMBA). IT has become an important change lever for reinventing the structure, operation and management of organisations, and managers must be able to integrate IT into their management plan.
The 15th Telmin is expected to draw representatives from 10 ASEAN member nations, partner countries, including Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), China and India, the World Telecommunication Union and European Union. The meeting will discuss and approve partnership programmes to strengthen connectivity on information infrastructure, narrow digital communications gap and improve IT application capability among ASEAN member countries, according to the Vietnam Ministry of Information and Telecommunications.
The largest ever G-STAR 2014 commemorating its 10th anniversary was held with various attractions, such as additional events for celebrating the 10th anniversary, along with the BTC and BTB exhibitions. In addition, it provided greater satisfaction to visitors with high quality contents and events corresponding to the scale of the exhibition.
An Asian resurgence is around the corner, notwithstanding the sluggishness in global growth and persistent geopolitical rivalries. The upbeat assessment was delivered at The Straits Times Global Outlook Forum Friday by Professor Kishore Mahbubani, dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and a long-time chronicler of Asian affairs. Asia is about to enter a “new golden era of peace and prosperity” over the next 10 years, Prof. Mahbubani said in his keynote speech before a 400-strong audience of policymakers, diplomats, businessmen and academicians.
The best way a gaming studio can progress isn’t by its founder attending classes, or putting more of his savings in, or even simply by hunting down an investor. The best way, really, is to scale and get larger so you can accomplish more, and that’s just what Nonstop Games did. Initially a small social game startup working on HTML5 games, Nonstop Games – founded by four guys from Finland – later moved on to develop a massive real-time multiplayer strategy game, Heroes of Honor.
KUCHING: As adoption of the cloud enables organisations to move with speed on innovation, it is not only having a significant impact on enterprises, but also on governments and startups. Aman Neil Dokania, vice president and general manager of Cloud Division for HP Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ), highlighted at the recent Cloud Expo Asia and Data Centre World event that while cloud is certainly helping organisations do that, it is not just about cloud, but that other mega trends like big data, mobility, security, social and internet play a part.
SINGAPORE: Global trends suggest cloud computing will pave the road to the future the next phase of growth for enterprises. This was the highlight of Cloud Expo Asia 2014 which kicked off yesterday, focusing on cloud computing which is quickly gaining traction. IDA Singapore’s assistant chief executive Khoong Hock Yun highlighted that every year, cloud computing continues to gain momentum as more companies grasp the nimble, versatile and flexible nature of the cloud.